Here are four ways healthcare agencies, state and federal leaders, and employers can use community health workers in their community-based workforce to protect vulnerable communities. CHWs boost the capacity of hospitals and public health organizations now more than they ever have before.
Whether you want to expand your community health workers’ knowledge of tobacco and vaping cessation techniques or keep them updated on the latest best practices, offering accessible training will help you set up a sustainable program that earns results. But for you to create a training plan that works, you need to be strategic in your approach.
Asthma one lung disease that keeps people visiting the ER—but it doesn’t have to be that way. These are some best practices that healthcare agencies who use community health workers or who want to use them can follow in order to improve asthma patient outcomes. These help patients follow asthma action plans, understand their medication, and avoid (or minimize) an attack in the future.
The mouth is connected to the rest of the body, and many states look at oral health as a way to improve overall community health. Keep reading to learn more about what every state is doing about oral health and CHWs and helpful resources and background information for program coordinators and administrators.
Diabetes is a particularly difficult condition to maintain. It’s chronic and everything a person does, from what and how much they eat to how much they exercise to a good night’s rest the night before. Now, the coronavirus is making diabetes the kind of death threat it never has been before. Still, it is manageable. The newest update to Diabetes and Prediabetes shows how health promoters and community health workers can offer support, best practices, referrals, diet tips, and more.
Feeling panicked about moving your training online? Relax! Learn some fresh tips to help run more effective and productive trainings for remote health workers.
Talance, Inc., provides curriculum development and technology tools to organizations that want to create workers who transform health in America’s communities.